Every few months I like to freshen up the drains around the house because they can get a little yucky over time.  My recipe for DIY natural drain cleaner is so easy and I’m fairly certain that I can guarantee you already have the ingredients on hand.  Baking soda, white vinegar and water. That’s it!

DIY Natural Drain Cleaner

Naturally freshen and unclog your drains with this DIY natural drain cleaner! It uses only three ingredients!

Grab the kids for this cleaning activity!  I assure you, they’ll think it’s neat 🙂

Here’s what you need to make your natural drain cleaner:

  • 1/2 cup baking soda
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • a kettle full of boiling water

Here’s how you put the ingredients to use in picture form:

drain baking soda

drain vinegar

drain water

(Supervise the kids well or do this step with the boiling water yourself.)

sink sprinkle

Sprinkle the entire sink with baking soda and scrub using a scrub pad.  Rinse and dry.

sink shine

Ta da!  A clean and shiny sink!  This recipe can also be used to unclog small clogs by simply pouring the baking soda, then the vinegar and stuffing a cloth to plug the drain.  Let it sit for about 1/2 an hour, then pour the kettle of boiling water down.

Let me know how you like my DIY natural drain cleaner!